Netflix Confirms: Peaky Blinders Movie Starring Cillian Murphy is in the Works!

London, England – Netflix has officially announced a Peaky Blinders movie, with Cillian Murphy set to reprise his role as Thomas Shelby. Steven Knight, the creator of the original Peaky Blinders series, will be writing the script, while Tom Harper will direct the film. The news was shared by Netflix on social media, generating excitement among fans of the acclaimed show.

Production of the Peaky Blinders movie is expected to commence later this year, with a stellar lineup of producers including Caryn Mandabach, Steven Knight, Cillian Murphy, and Guy Heeley. The movie is set to be an explosive chapter in the Peaky Blinders saga, set against the backdrop of World War II.

Cillian Murphy expressed his excitement about returning to the role of Tommy Shelby, stating, “It seems like Tommy Shelby wasn’t finished with me… It is very gratifying to be recollaborating with Steven Knight and Tom Harper on the film version of Peaky Blinders. This is one for the fans.”

Director Tom Harper commented on the significance of the Peaky Blinders movie, highlighting the explosive energy of the cast and writing that captivated audiences over the years. He emphasized the film’s focus on family dynamics, making it a compelling addition to the Peaky Blinders universe.

Following the successful conclusion of the Peaky Blinders TV series in 2022, Cillian Murphy has continued to make waves in the entertainment industry. Notably, he won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the film Oppenheimer. Additionally, Murphy is set to star in the long-awaited movie sequel, 28 Years Later, showcasing his versatility as an actor and executive producer.

Apart from the upcoming Peaky Blinders movie, reports suggest that the series will expand with two spinoffs, one set in 20th-century Boston and another focusing on the character Polly Gray. Fans eagerly anticipate the continuation of the Peaky Blinders legacy across various platforms, including the much-anticipated release of the movie on Netflix.